Attivo Networks Adds Tom Kellermann to its Advisory Board
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Attivo Networks® Adds Tom Kellermann to its Cadre of Cybersecurity Advisors

FREMONT, Calif. — October 14, 2021 — Attivo Networks®, the leader in lateral movement attack detection and privilege escalation prevention, today announced that Tom Kellermann has joined the company’s Advisory Board.

Mr. Kellermann joins Attivo’s Advisory board as a highly respected cybersecurity expert with more than 22 years of experience. He serves as the Head of Cybersecurity Strategy for VMware Inc. Previously, Kellermann held the position of Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Carbon Black. In 2020, he was selected to the Cyber Investigations Advisory Board for the United States Secret Service. Kellermann formerly held the positions of CSO for Trend Micro, VP of Security for Core Security, and deputy CISO for the World Bank Treasury. In 2008, he was appointed a commissioner on the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th president of the United States. 

“Our Advisory Board is honored to welcome Tom to our group of best-in-class cybersecurity experts,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO of Attivo Networks.” “The true breadth of Tom’s global experience in developing innovative cybersecurity products and growing successful security businesses will be invaluable to Attivo Networks as we continue rapid growth across all facets of our business.”

The Attivo Networks Advisory Board enhances the company’s expertise in addressing the ever-evolving global cyber threat challenges. Attivo Networks has forged relationships with several advisors with highly specialized backgrounds and unique perspectives. These experts continue to provide insights that drive the continuous innovation of the company’s cybersecurity technology portfolio and promote customer adoption. Tom Kellermann joins the advisory board, which currently includes industry leaders Bill Ender, Marshall Heilman and Lance Spitzner.

“Being a part of the Attivo Advisory Board is an exciting chance for me to share my experience and to advance Attivo’s growth,” said Tom Kellermann, Attivo Networks Advisory Board Member. “I look forward to collaborating with Attivo Networks to help organizations understand Active Directory risks & attack activity and design holistic deception and data cloaking strategies.”

To learn more about Tom Kellermann and the Attivo Networks Advisory Board, follow him on Twitter at @TAKellermann or contact Attivo Networks at: https://attivonetworks.com/contact/.

About Attivo Networks

Attivo Networks®, the leader in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, delivers a superior defense for countering threat activity. Through cyber visibility programs, deception, and conditional access tactics, the Attivo ThreatDefend® Platform offers a customer-proven, scalable solution for denying, detecting, and derailing attackers and reducing attack surfaces without relying on signatures. The portfolio provides patented innovative defenses at critical points of attack, including at endpoints, in Active Directory, in the cloud, and across the entire network by preventing and misdirecting attack activity. Forensics, automated attack analysis, and third-party integrations streamline incident response. Deception as a defense strategy continues to grow and is an integral part of NIST Special Publications and MITRE® Shield, and its capabilities tightly align to the MITRE ATT&CK® Framework. Attivo has won over 150 awards for its technology innovation and leadership. www.attivonetworks.com

Media Contacts: 
Matter Communications for Attivo Networks
PRattivo@matternow.com

Katrina Porter, Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications, Attivo Networks
katrina.porter@attivonetworks.com

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